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Vow of Silence

How One Teen's Silent Courage Inspired a Movement to Recognize Those With No Voice

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 06.13.2014 | Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

He survived a broken childhood in north Toronto, striving without always succeeding to resist the violence, drugs and despair around him. To escape his fate, Joe joined one of our first youth conferences in 1999, and later traveled overseas to volunteer in poor communities.

Jerusalem Woman Puts Baby At Risk To Uphold Vow Of Silence

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

After giving birth alone in her home, a Jerusalem Haredi woman hid her baby under her dress with the umbilical cord still attached, hid the placenta i...

8 Ways to Bring Stillness into Your Life

Rita Schiano | Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Schiano

Since 1992, Anne has practiced silence on the first and third Monday of each month. For 24 hours, she does not speak. Her commitment to silence did not come without challenges.